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Old Jul 31, 2007, 6:39 PM   #1
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of video right out of the package. That't right – my new set of 4 Sanyo Eneloop AA Size 1.2V Rechargeable 2000mAh NiMH Batteries just would not stop "cranking out video" after I installed them in my Canon PowerShot S5 IS. I stopped keeping track of the time after 100 minuites but they stopped shortly thereafter. I only began using these batteries recently and have been very impressed with there performance. Is there any other brand out there that can exceed this and/or has better performance?
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Old Aug 1, 2007, 6:29 AM   #2
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I don't think so, the eneloops are hard to beat in terms of low self discharge and performance.
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Old Aug 1, 2007, 8:49 PM   #3
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I tested my Sanyo 2700s in my A710 IS (2 AAs) using video and I got 3.5 hours and 14 gigs of recording before they quit.

- Seven 1/2 hour sessions over 2 days with good breaks in between
- about 10mins at 640/30fps (1gig) and 20mins at 640/15fps (1 gig) filling a 2 gig card every 1/2 hour session.

Having said that, I mostly use my Eneloops because I don't tend to be that heavy a user (1 set of batts lasting a month or two at a time).
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